Alec Baldwin returned to "Saturday Night Live" this week, portraying President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump criticizes Justice for restoring McCabe's benefits Biden: Those who defy Jan. 6 subpoenas should be prosecuted Hillicon Valley — Presented by LookingGlass — Hackers are making big money MORE at a press briefing during which he admits the presidency is just "a four-year cash grab."
The episode's cold open depicted Baldwin as Trump and Kate McKinnon as President Dalia Grybauskaitė of Lithuania at a joint press conference.
Baldwin's Trump touches on a number of recent headlines in the skit, including reports that he congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin despite specific instruction not to do so.
“Before I turn over to these freak shows here, I just want to read a prepared statement to prove that I can read,” Baldwin’s Trump said. “Do not congratulate Putin."
He then continued on saying: “Time to freestyle. First of all, a big congratulations to Vladimir Putin … even though no one’s been tougher on Russia than I am, including Hitler.”
Baldwin's Trump also said he was trying to rush through the briefing because he's "got a lot of trade wars to escalate here."
The skit also poked at Trump's recent feud with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, with Baldwin's Trump admitting: “He’s way richer than me and he admits to being bald so I feel threatened on two levels.”
The press briefing ended with SNL's Trump also admitting the presidency is a "cash grab."
“I don’t care about America," he says. "This whole presidency is a four-year cash grab and admitting that will probably get me four more years.”